LIMA – Basketball is a game of runs.For Lima Senior, a team that played its fourth game in five days Saturday night, still had some runs left in its storage box.
LIMA — There was no looking ahead for Lima Central Catholic.The T-Birds came out and hit 7 of 10 on 3-pointers in the first half en route to a convincing 72-33 boys basketball victory over Bath Saturday at Herr Gymnasium.
The University of Northwestern Ohio will once again be taking part in the Daytona and Volusia 2015 Speedweeks in Florida.
LIMA — In about a three-minute span, the University of Northwestern Ohio Racers went from cruise control to a white-knuckle ride.
ADA — Jordan Kimes led the Polar Bears past Capital, 60-40, Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.
High SchoolsBoys SwimmingTRAC Championship
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Devin Booker scored 18 points, Aaron Harrison added 13 and No. 1 Kentucky matched its best start under coach John Calipari with a 58-43 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
BoysAkr. SVSM 82, Day. Thurgood Marshall 65Albany Alexander 60, Crooksville 26Archbold 53, Continental 43Ashland 58, Bellville Clear Fork 51
COLUMBUS – While Ohio State's football team was celebrating its national championship with an estimated 46,000 of its fans on Saturday at Ohio Stadium, next season wasn't far from the minds of many people.
Former OSU-Lima men's basketball coach Mike Piatt unexpectedly returned to being a head basketball coach for the first time in eight years last week.
Each Sunday, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by Wednesday of each week to The Lima News sports department, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45802-0690. Call 800-686-9924 or 567-242-0451 any day after...
You know I would not have been the least bit bothered if Derek Dukes would have found the lanes one frame earlier or if Onalee S-h-e-p-l-e-r would not have lost a frame when each had their shot at a perfect 900 set.
The newest Ohio chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) is gearing up for its first fundraising banquet.
BoysAda 51, Harrod Allen E. 49Akr. Buchtel 70, Akr. North 53Akr. Coventry 75, Kent Roosevelt 54Akr. Ellet 77, Akr. Garfield 54Akr. Hoban 69, Cle. Benedictine 58
LIMA — Reds Hall of Famer Joe Morgan walked on stage and the crowd's ovation nearly shook the Lima Mall.Too bad that the Big Red Machine second baseman from the 1970s is a little too old to suit up.
BLUFFTON — In a close game, most coaches will tell you that the first two minutes of the third quarter are a big key to victory.
LIMA — It's not inevitable but it's in the plan.
Saturday, Jan. 24Boys BasketballAda at New Knoxville, 8 p.m.Perry at Allen East, 7:30 p.m.Kalida at Columbus Grove, 7:30 p.m.
CARROLL — Lima Central Catholic improved to 12-1 on the season with a 66-58 boys basketball victory over Bloom-Carroll on Friday night.
CHICAGO — Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83.
Boys BasketballColumbus Grove 60, Paulding 45At Columbus GrovePaulding
ELIDA — With a young basketball team, playing solid defense and controlling the boards will help soothe some of the growing pains.
RIDGEWAY — Jala Phillips and Courtland Fowler had 11 points each as Perry defeated Ridgemont 38-29 Thursday in girls basketball.Shawnee 47, Kenton 40
Girl's BasketballNew Knoxville 42, Delphos St. John's 27at Delphos St. John'sNK
LIMA — To this day, Northwest Ohio — and the south side of Lima in particular — holds a special spot in the heart of Jim Lynch. That's where he learned many of the life lessons that led to his success.
League action for the WOHSBC was per the norm with the young men and women from Wapakoneta remaining undefeated in conference action.
ST. MARYS – Somebody had an idea. If people liked watching two mixed martial arts fighters going at each other, how about putting 10 of them in the ring to pound on each other at the same time?
BATH TOWNSHIP — Maybe the biggest certainty for Bath's girls basketball team through its first 13 games was the ability of its defense to lock down an opponent.
LIMA — Essence Cowan, Rion Thompson and Imara Haynes helped Lima Senior hit Fremont Ross from just about every conceivable angle Thursday.
Friday, Jan. 23Boys BasketballAda at Allen East, 7:30 p.m.Spencerville at Bluffton, 7:30 p.m.Paulding at Columbus Grove, 7:30 p.m.
The newly built outdoor ice rink is in place just off Nationwide Arena.Everything is in place for Columbus to host the NHL gala of the All-Star Game on Sunday.Everything is set, except one key piece will be missing.
Browns fans, be honest here.When you saw the end of the NFC Championship game Sunday night, with the Packers somehow losing to the Seahawks in overtime, did it remind you of your favorite team?
TOLEDO — Lima Senior won its seventh straight game and moved to 5-1 in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference with a 72-47 victory over Toledo Whitmer on Wednesday night.
High SchoolsBoys BasketballLima Senior 72, Whitmer 47at WhitmerLima Senior
Here is a look at some of the top high school game involving area teams during the next week.Girls BasketballST. MARYS (7-5, 3-1 WESTERN BUCKEYE LEAGUE) AT BATH (12-1, 4-0 WBL)
Thursday, Jan. 22Girls BasketballAllen East at Ada, 7:30 p.m.Bluffton at Spencerville, 7:30 p.m.Columbus Grove at Paulding, 7:30 p.m.
ADA — Freshmen Joey DiOrio and Jack Ellerhorst each had career games, leading Ohio Northern to a 76-66 men's basketball victory over Heidelberg on Wednesday night at the ONU Sports Center.
Following a national trend beginning in the 1950's, many high schools in west central and northwest Ohio began to merge into larger institutions or united to form brand new schools. Rural high schools like Beaverdam, Cridersville, Lafayette,...
YOUNGSTOWN — These are well-deserved bright times for Heidi Schlegel.
ELIDA — When a basketball team plays a special defense, it is gambling the other team can't make it pay for the extra attention being directed at its big scorers.
TOLEDO — Lima Senior improved to 6-2 on the season with a 70-39 Three Rivers Athletic Conference victory over Toledo Central Catholic on Tuesday.
Girls BasketballMcComb 49, Miller City 41at Miller CityMcCombN. Hemminger 16, Hailey Buck 15, C. Sudlow 6, K. Newcomer 4, Jenna Herr 4, Kara Reigle 4 Totals: 12-17-49
DAVIDSON, N.C. — Freshman Peyton Aldridge had 22 points and senior Tyler Kalinoski added 21, and the sharp-shooting Davidson Wildcats knocked off No. 22 Dayton 77-60 on Tuesday night for their first win over a ranked opponent this...
Bath's Sarah Blasiman will be signing a soccer letter of intent to attend Division III Wheeling Jesuit University at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 in the high school lobby.
New Bremen bowlers Kira Irick and Cody Springer will be signing their letters of intent to compete for UNOH at 5 p.m. today in the high school community room.
CHICAGO — BTN and BTN2Go will have exclusive, live coverage of the celebration of Ohio State's national championship Saturday at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. The network's coverage will run from 10:30 a.m. until noon.
DELPHOS — Young athletes will mature.Their bodies will develop and they'll get bigger and stronger as time passes.
KETTERING – Lima Central Catholic forward Dantez Walton needs to be on the logo of the Flying to the Hoop Tournament.
YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State senior forward Heidi Schlegel, of Wapakoneta, has been named the Horizon League Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 18, the conference office announced on Monday.
KENTON — Larry Wells, a 6-foot,6-inch, 310-pound offensive lineman from Kenton High School has verbally committed to Purdue.